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Jets promote linebacker Troy Davis from practice squad

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The Jets have signed rookie linebacker Troy Davis from their practice squad, the club said Saturday.

Davis (6-2, 251) notched five tackles in four preseason games for the Jets. The Jets waived him on August 31, then re-signed him to the practice squad the next day.

Davis, who played colleglately at South Florida, signed with New York as an undrafted free agent on May 9. As a senior, Davis notched 72 tackles and eight tackles and earned first-team all-Conference USA honors as a defensive lineman.

The Jets, who host Pittsburgh on Sunday, are at their 53-player roster limit.

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3 Responses to “Jets promote linebacker Troy Davis from practice squad”
  1. doctorrustbelt says: Oct 12, 2013 3:00 PM

    The steelers are so bad that the Jets are going to play undrafted practice squad guys rather than put them on the same field as pittsburgh’s 1st round draft bust/knee buster david decastro.

  2. wearethesteelers says: Oct 12, 2013 3:14 PM

    Wow, this should save them tomorrow. LOL

  3. msw11 says: Oct 12, 2013 3:31 PM

    He played at Central Florida not South Florida. Go knights!

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